Co-Occurring (COD) CD Intervention, Counseling and Case Management services to
clients exhibiting chronic and persistent Chemical Dependency with Co-Occurring
Mental Illness, emotional disorders and/or other co-occurring disorders. The COD Counselor (CM) will work closely with
clients to develop a tailored Case Management Plan for the purpose of
maintaining appropriate levels of care needed for maintaining abstinence,
including emotional support, social support, medical support and medication
COD CM will also maintain reciprocal relationships with City/County Jail staff,
DMHP's, Hospital Emergency Department staff, Crisis Clinic staff and other
community providers to support the COD CM clients in treatment interventions
and treatment retentions.
COD CM will be required to work independently within the community and maintain
appropriate records substantiating the quality of care provided and outcomes
RESPONSIBLE TO: Director/Clinical Manager/COD Supervisor, BHR Recovery Services
TYPICAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Current Chemical Dependency
Professional, Washington State Department of Health.
- BA degree in Mental Health,
Social Services or related field (MA Preferred) and two years experience preferred
working with priority co-occurring population with Chemical Dependency and/or
Chronic Mental Illness diagnoses.
- Demonstrated skills in
assessment, treatment planning, crisis intervention and progressive clinical
case management with Co-Occurring Disordered clients.
- Demonstrates ability to be
flexible and communicate innovative approaches to client barriers.
- Demonstrates good clinical documentation
and communication skills and manage time effectively.
- Maintains positive working
relationships with other team members and professionals in the community as
well as professional rapport with clients.
- Requires a valid WA State
driver's license and use of own vehicle with BHR approved insurance.
- Ability to work day, weekend,
and/or evening shifts as scheduled by Supervisor.
- Must be able to access
buildings regardless of ADA accessibility.
- Must pass a criminal
background and Inspector General check.
- Provides symptom education
for client and families/collateral as well as assistance in developing healthy
coping strategies/symptom management skills.
- Provides services to clients
in the community at large and in facilities such as Jail, E&T, ED, etc.
- Facilitates treatment groups
and assist with daily living skills for individuals as needed.
- Provides coordination with
Medical Departments in various facilities.
- Transportation coordination
for entry into treatment.
- Provides intensive crisis
intervention and in home support in addition to the monitoring of daily
activities with focused support on treatment retention and abstinence.
- Develops individualized
service plans, treatment plans and crisis plans as needed.
- Attends staff meetings and
trainings as scheduled and required by WAC and meets regularly with the
- Gathers documentation and
verbal information from caseworkers to monitor client progress.
- Maintains current working
knowledge of community resources, vocational and rehabilitative treatment
services, including chemical dependency services, older adult services, mental
health services, medical services and accesses these as appropriate to client
- Maintains a working knowledge
of crisis intervention techniques and has the ability to access and coordinate
with appropriate crisis intervention resources in the community.
- Coordinates client services
with other providers and communicates appropriate information to other
providers and natural supports in the community.
- Remains actively involved in
on-going treatment planning when a client is hospitalized or placed in an
alternate setting. Assists in discharge planning from alternate settings and
works to assure continuity of care in accord with Level of Care.
- Maintains timely records for
clinical documentation and billing in accordance with agency guidelines.
- Approves notes submitted by
CDPTs when authorized to do so.
- Takes on other duties as
needed to meet necessary goals of the position.